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The Free State of Winston
When the American Civil War began, Alabama seceded from the Union. Winston County, Alabama was populated by proud and independent hill people who did not need slavery. Winston County voted that they would not secede from the Union nor would their boys be drafted to fight for the Confederacy. If Alabama had the right to secede from the Union, then Winston County claimed they had the right to secede from Alabama. The Confederacy fought back. This is the story of The Free State of Winston.

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